Biostudy - Term 3 Week 4 (Biomagnification)

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Biostudy - Term 3 Week 4 (Biomagnification)

Don't cheat - this test concentrates only on biomagnification as that is all we looked at in class - pretty easy


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the other way of saying "Biological Magnification"
    • A. 

      Biological build-up

    • B. 

      Biomultiplication

    • C. 

      Bioaccumulation

    • D. 

      Biological enlargenment

  • 2. 
    Bilogical magnification is caused by poisons/chemicals that can be broken down by organisms
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Which ends up with the most posions/chemicals due to biological magnification?
    • A. 

      Producers

    • B. 

      Organisms of a high trophic level

    • C. 

      Organisms of a low trophic level

    • D. 

      Tertiary consumers

  • 4. 
    Chemicals/poisons that accumulates through biomagnification cannot be excreted
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Examples of non-biodegradeable chemicals:
    • A. 

      DDT, PCBs, and dieldrin

    • B. 

      Cellulose, starch and glycogen

    • C. 

      Amylase, pepsin and protease

  • 6. 
    Ppm means:
    • A. 

      Photosynthetic particle mass

    • B. 

      Parts per meter

    • C. 

      Particles per million

    • D. 

      Parts per million

  • 7. 
    Bioaccumulation is measured by parts per million (ppm)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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